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Thursday, 8 May 2014



I was looking over these photos and couldn't help but think how sophisticated this look is. I do like to sometimes smarten up a bit and dress slightly smarter, I feel like it's good practice for when I become a grown up and have to head off to work and meetings etc. but of course I'm still young so it's with a twist! Here's my take on a smarter look...

I bought these polka dot trousers because I really wanted to get my hands on some trousers with a cool print, I had a floral pair that I just wasn't too keen on so I ended up returning those and swapping them over for these ones. I thought the flower ones just looked like curtains or something, I just couldn't pull them off, so I opted for a fun polka dot print instead. I think it's fun to add prints and colours to your outfit.

To steer away from a complete style overhaul, I kept it short and simple (literally) with a fluffy crop top. I love this texture, I went on about it all winter and I think it's still acceptable to wear because it does get a bit chilly sometimes and it is a cropped jumper after all. I paired this with a pair of court heels; now these aren't the nicest pair of heels but because I'm tall I tend to steer away from a huge heel in the fear of becoming a giant among my friends but blogging, and a tall boyfriend, have led me to become slight more confident about wearing higher heels.

Check out this beauty of a bag! Can you believe it's Primark! I am well and truly impressed with their stuff at the moment. This bag caught my eye first of all, because of the bold colour and second of all because it reminded me so much of a Zara bag that was around last year. It isn't identical to it as the Primark version has the added gold bar and the bag is a solid texture rather than patterned but none the less I love it! My retro sunglasses also made it to this post. New loves? I think so.

Sunglasses - Primark || Hoop earrings - New Look || Rings - Primark || Chunky rings - H&M || Midi rings - H&M

Photos taken by Joana - Insagram: @__joanafreitas.





Do you like adding a pop of colour to your looks in the spring?
Leave me any comments below :)

P.S. The Cosmopolitan blog awards have opened, I know it's a bit of a pain as all these award nominations are so close together but it would mean so much to be nominated by you in the "Best new fashion blog" category, you can so here. Let me know if you do, thank you <3


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40 comments:

  1. You should seriously be a model, you're stunning! I love dressing smarter occasionally, definitely gives a different air of confidence. These trousers are beaut!
    Touchscreens & Beautyqueens

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    1. What a babe! Thank you; I agree, makes you feel like you could take over the world haha! X

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  2. Can't believe that bag's from Primark! It looks sooo classy and expensive! You look fab :) gorgeous outfit xx

    www.allthingsbeautiful-x.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I know! I was the same, as soon as I saw it I knew I needed it. Primark has been doing real good lately, definitely worth a visit! X

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  3. Such a stunning outfit! I love orange and navy together :) & completely agree with you about this look being sophisticated! :)

    Style Sunrise

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    1. Thank you! I thought it was a little different to any other look I had posted before so pretty pleased with all the positive feedback :) X

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  4. Gorge bag! great way to spice up an outfit :)

    Emma | The Fashion Six

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    1. Agreed, always nice to add a pop of colour to your look! X

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  5. Looove this. I love the jumper and trouser combo, they look gorge together!!
    xxx | daisydaisyxxo

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    1. I thought the jumper and trouser combo was pretty muted down so needed the bag to add some colour! So happy you like the look :) X

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  6. I love the bag I cant believe it was a Primark find! Your outfit looks amazing :) Have a lovely day xx

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    1. I know, so lucky I stumbled across it! Thank you sweetie, you too! X

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  7. Looove the handbag. I have jeans that colour :D

    Yazmin xx
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    1. Me too! I can't wait for summer to wear it more often. They're a cute print and really stand out! X

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  8. LOVE that bag, can't believe it's from Primark!! I am also completely obsessed with fluffly jumpers like that, they just look so snuggly ) XX

    A Blonde Moment

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    1. I'm kind of gutted it's getting warmer haha, it means I can't wear them as often :( I'm in love with the bag as well, so happy I found it! X

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  9. Love this look, them trousers look great paired with that jumper!
    Absolutely stunning.

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    xx

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    1. Thank you! I really like them and white looks good with anything :) X

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  10. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!! Loving that fluffy jumper and the colour of the handbag is perfect!!! :)

    Layla xx

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    1. Thank you hun! I love the colour too :) X

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  11. i love the crop top!!

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    1. It's such a cool knit! X

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    1. Me too! Such a bargain too, I love it! X

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  13. You look gorgeous! Love your pantsss


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    1. Thanks! They're a cute addition and something a bit more fun to add to your wardrobe :) X

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  14. I have a great pair of shoes in that exact orange - the perfect colour to spice up a look!

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    1. Ohh shoes sounds fun! It's always nice to add a pop of colour, I chose a bag but shoes is a cool alternative :) X

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  15. Oh I just LOVE those pants with that bag! So gorgeous!

    www.stylecastle.co.uk

    X

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    1. Thank you! I love the combination too :) X

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  16. Gorgeous!

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  17. Stunning!

    http://confessionalprofessionaldramaqueen.blogspot.co.uk/

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  18. Love this entire look and that orange bag just pops against the ret of the colour palette. Gorge! Xx www.tashpantz.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thanks! I agree, I love the pop of colour it just brings the look to life in my opinion :) X

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  19. I love the trousers, I could use ones like these for work! Also love the midi rings :)
    Alice x

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    1. That was my thinking! They're perfect for a fun work look, still sophisticated but the print is super fun! X

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